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1. personal data
2. academic degree
3. area of scientific activity
4. research projects
5. membership in scientific societies
6. referee and editor of scientific journals
7. publications
8. supervising theses
9. language skills
10. other information
1. personal data
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name
Sofia Gamito
address
Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of the Algarve, Campus de Gambelas, 8005-139 Faro, Portugal
contact data
tel. + 351 289 800900
fax. + 351 289 800069
email sgamito@ualg.pt
Orcid http://orcid.org/0000-0001-9700-7388
 
2. academic degree
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year academic degree scientific area institution
1983 Graduation Biology Faculty of Science, University of Lisbon
1990 Scientific and Pedagogic Capacity Test Marine Ecology University of the Algarve
1994 PhD Biological Sciences - Ecology University of the Algarve
 
3. area of scientific activity
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domain of specialization
Aquatic ecology.
Lagoonal benthic ecology.
Numerical ecology and ecological modelling.
 
present investigation interests
Research on strutural and functional aspects of lagoonal and estuarine ecosystems.
Ecological indicators and ecological quality assessment.
Trophic food webs and ecological modelling.
 
other skills/activities
Period / position / institution
2000 - present Assistant Professor with tenure. Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of the Algarve, Portugal.
1994 - 1999 Assistant Professor. Faculty of Environemtnal and Marine Sciences, University of the Algarve, Portugal
1990 - 1994 Assistant.Faculty of Environemtnal and Marine Sciences, University of the Algarve, Portugal
1986 - 1990 Trainee Assistant. Faculty of Environemtnal and Marine Sciences, University of the Algarve, Portugal

 
4. coordination/participation of research projects
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With Portuguese national financial support
2010/13 - Participant. Project LTER/BIA-BEC/0019/2009 Minho, Mondego, and Mira estuaries observatory: Long term variation of ecological status as a response to natural and human induced changes. Implications for management and restoration – 3M RECITAL Coordinator: João Carlos Sousa Marques (University of Coimbra, Portugal)


2008/2010 - Participant. Project PTDC/MAR/64627/2006. System dynamic response to an ample artificial RE-establishment of the upstream CONNECTion between the two arms of the Mondego estuary (Portugal): Implications for recovery, ecological quality status, and management (RECONNECT), coordination: João Carlos Marques, IMAR - University of Coimbra.

2007/2009 - Participant. Project: PTDC/CTE-GEX/70448/2006: “Bioerosão e bioprotecção nas plataformas litorais do Algarve e Estremadura (Costa Sul e Ocidental de Portugal) – BISHOP”, Coordiantion: Delminda Moura, CIMA - University of Algarve.

2006/2008 - Participant. Project: POCI/MAR/61324/2004: “Efeitos dos caudais dulciaquícolas sobre as comunidades de invertebrados macrobentónicos, na perspectiva da avaliação da qualidade ecológica – EFICAS”, Coordiantion: João Carlos Marques, IMAR-University of Coimbra.

2001/03- Participant. Project: “Modelação Participada como Suporte à Gestão de Áreas Protegidas", PNAT/1999/GES/15010/C, Coordiantion: Paula Antunes, IMAR-New University of Lisbon.

1997/00 - Participant project: PRAXIS - Mar (2.1/Mar/1746/95) "Padrões, processos e variação em comunidades intertidais de substrato rochoso da costa continental Portuguesa: Uma abordagem biogeográfica", coordination: Pedro Ré. IMAR - Laboratório Maritimo da Guia, University of Lisbon.

1997/98- Participant. FLAD project: “Mediated modeling in Ria Formosa, Portugal”, coordenation Marjan van den Belt, Ecological Economics Research & Applications Inc, de Solomons, USA.

1996 - Participant. Windsor Treaty - Acção integrada Luso-Britânica B-107/96: “A study of the marine fish culture systems in Scotland and Portugal - comparison of environmental conditions and biomass production”, with the Napier University of Edimburgh, UK.

1996/98 - Coordinator of the project PBIC/C/MAR/2226/95 "Aquacultura extensiva na Ria Formosa: validação de um modelo ecológico".

1988/91 - Participant. Project JNICT "Aquacultura no Algarve - Caracterização Bioeconómica", coordiantion: Maria Teresa Dinis, University of Algarve.

1986/88 -Participant Project: Plano integrado de Desenvolvimento Regional (PIDR): "Ecologia de viveiros de peixe da Ria Formosa", Coordination: Sadat Muzavor, University of Algarve.
With international financial support
1995/2008 Participant. Project: NATO-CCMS pilot study “Ecosystem Modeling of Coastal lagoons for sustainable management”, coordination: I.E. Gönenç, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey.

1999/00 - Participant. Project: FAIR PL98-4300: “Maraqua (Monitoring and regulation of marine aquaculture)”, coordiantion: Paul Read, Napier University of Edimburgh, UK.

Services rendered
 
5. membership in scientific societies
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British Ecological Society, since 1989
International Society of Ecological Modelling, from 1996 to 2003.
Estuarine Research Federation, since 1997

 
6. referee and editor of scientific journals
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Occasional referee of:
“Acta Oecologica”,
"Biodiversity and Conservation”,
"Ecological Indicators"
“Ecological Modelling”,
“Estuaries”,
"Estuaries and Coasts"
“Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science”,
“Global Change Biology“,
“Hydrobiologia”,
"Journal of Arid Land",
“Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom”,
“Journal of Theoretical Biology” and
“Science of the Total Environment”.
 
7. publications
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papers in international scientific periodicals with referee (ISI)
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Guy, C.I., Cummings, V., Lohrer, A.M., Gamito, S., Trush, S.F. 2014. Population trajectories for the Antarctic bivalve Laternula elliptica: identifying demographic bottlenecks in differing environmental futures. Polar Biology, 37:541–553.

Veríssimo, H., Lane, M., Patricio, J., Gamito, S., Marques, J.C. 2013. Trends in water quality and subtidal benthic communities in a temperate estuary: Is the response to restoration efforts hidden by climate variability and the Estuarine Quality Paradox? Ecological Indicators 24: 56-67.

Moura, D., Gabriel, S., Gamito, S., Santos, R., Zugasti, E., Naylor, L., Gomes, A., Tavares, A.M., Martins, A.L. 2012. Integrated assessment of bioerosion, biocover and downwearing rates of carbonate rock shore platforms in southern Portugal. Continental Shelf Research. 38: 79-88.

Gamito, S., Patricio, J., Neto, J. M., Teixeira, H., Marques, J.C. 2012. Feeding diversity index as complementary information in the assessment of ecological quality status. Ecological Indicators 19: 73-78.

Gamito, S., Patricio, J., Neto, J.M., Marques, J.C., Teixeira, H. 2012. The importance of habitat-type for defining the reference conditions and the ecological quality status based on benthic invertebrates: The Ria Formosa coastal lagoon (Southern Portugal) case study. Ecological Indicators 19:61-72.

Branco, M.A.C., Arruda, M.A., and Gamito, S. 2010. Feeding habits of Solea senegalensis in earthen ponds in Sado estuary. Journal of Sea Research 64: 446-450.

Gamito, S., Chainho, P., Costa, J. L., Medeiros, J. P., Costa, M. J., and Marques, J. C. 2010. Modelling the effects of extreme events on the dynamics of the amphipod Corophium orientale. Ecological Modelling, 221: 459-466.

Gamito, S. 2010. Caution is needed when aplying Margalef diversity index. Ecological Indicators, 10: 550–551.

Gamito, S., Furtado, R. 2009. Feeding diversity in macroinvertebrate communities: A contribution to estimate the ecological status in shallow waters. Ecological Indicators, 9: 1009-1019.

Gamito, S. 2008. Water Framework Directive: Defining the Ecological Quality Status in Transitional and Coastal Waters. In: Sustainable use and development of Watersheds. Gönenç, I. Ethem, Anghelutta Vadineanu, John P. Wolflin and Rosemarie C. Russo (Eds), NATO Science for Peace and Security, Series – C: Environmental Security, Springer, Dordrecht, pp: 323-335.

Vadineanu, A., Rashleigh, B., Gurel, M., Ekdal, A., Aliyev, A., Pérez-Ruzafa, A., Taysan, C., Preda, E., Masson, E., Andrulewicz, E., Amanaliev, M., Hecan, N.F., Geldiyew, O., Gamito, S. 2008. Land-based sources, water quality and management. In: Sustainable use and development of Watersheds. Gönenç, I. Ethem, Anghelutta Vadineanu, John P. Wolflin and Rosemarie C. Russo (Eds), NATO Science for Peace and Security, Series – C: Environmental Security, Springer, Dordrecht, pp: 483-512.

Gamito, S. 2008. Three main stressors acting on the Ria Formosa lagoonal system (Southern Portugal): Physical stress, organic matter pollution and the land-ocean gradient. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 77, 710-720.

Branco, M.A.C., Moura, O. & Gamito, G. 2008. A growth equation for sole postlarvae (Solea senegalensisKaup, 1858) in earthen ponds in the region of Tagus and Sado Estuaries (Portugal). Aquaculture Research.

Coelho, S., Gamito, G., Pérez-Ruzafa, A. 2007. Trophic state of Foz de Almargem coastal lagoon (Algarve, South Portugal) based on the water quality and the phytoplankton community. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 71: 218-231.

Gamito, S. 2007. Modeling possible effects of terrorist attacks in coastal lagoon ecosystems with STELLA. In: Assessment of the fate and effects of toxic agents on water resources. Gönenç, I. Ethem, Vladimir Koutitonsky, Brenda Rashleigh, John P. Wolflin and Robert Ambrose (Eds), NATO Security through Science Series C: Environmental Security, Springer, Dordrecht, pp: 259-277.

Branco, M.A.C., Moura, O. & Gamito, S. 2006 Growth and survival of postlarvae of sole (Solea senegalensis) in net cages at the bottom of earthen ponds in the Tagus and Sado Estuaries. Aquaculture, 259: 278-282.

Gamito, S. 2006. Benthic ecology of semi-natural coastal lagoons, in the Ria Formosa (Southern Portugal), exposed to different water renewal regimes. Hydrobiologia, 555:75-87.

Hubert, F.N., Pellaud, M. & Gamito, S. 2006. Environmental effects of marine fish pond culture in the Ria Formosa (Southern Portugal). Hydrobiologia, 555: 289-297.

Gamito, S. & Erzini, K. 2005. Trophic food web and ecosystem attributes of a water reservoir of the Ria Formosa (south Portugal). Ecological Modelling, 181: 509-520.

Gamito, S., Gilabert, J., Marcos Diego, C., Pérez-Ruzafa, A. 2005. Effects of changing environmental conditions on lagoon ecology. In: Coastal Lagoons: Ecosystem Processes and modeling for sustainable use and development, Gönenç, I.E. & Wofflin, J., (Eds), CRC Press, Boca Raton. pp: 193-229.

Cruz, S., Marques,J.C., Gamito, S. & Martins, I. 2003. Auto-ecology of the isopoda Cyathura carinata (Kroyer, 1847) in the Ria Formosa (Algarve, Portugal). Crustaceana, 76: 781-802.

Gamito, S., Pires, A., Pita, P. & Erzini, K. 2003. Food availability and the feeding ecology of ichthyofauna of a Ria Formosa (South Portugal) water reservoir. Estuaries, 26: 938-948.

Cruz, S., Gamito, S. & Marques, J.C. 2003. Spatial distribution of Peracarids (Crustacea) in the intertidal zone of the Ria Formosa (Portugal). Crustaceana, 76: 411-431.

Pita, C., Gamito, S. & Erzini, K. 2002. Feeding habits of the gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata) from the Ria Formosa (southern Portugal) with a comparison with the black seabream (Spondyliosoma cantharus) and the annular seabream (Diplodus annularis). Journal of Applied Icthyology, 18: 81-86.

Henderson, A., Gamito, S., Karakassis, I., Pederson, P. & Smaal, A. 2001. Use of hydrodynamic and benthic models for managing environmental impacts of marine aquaculture. Journal of Applied Icthyology, 17: 163-172.

Gamito, S. 1998. Growth models and their use in ecological modelling. An application to a fish population. Ecological Modelling, 113: 83-94.

Gamito, S. & Raffaelli, D. 1992. The sensitivity of several ordination methods to sample replication in benthic surveys. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology Ecology, 164: 221-232.

Gamito, S., Berge, J.A. & Gray, J.S. 1988. The spatial distribution patterns of the foraminiferan Pelosina cf. arborescens Pearcey in a mesocosm. Sarcia, 73: 33-38.
 
books
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Tagliapietra D., Aloui-Bejaoui N., Bellafiore D., De Wit R., Ferrarin C., Gamito S., Lasserre P., Magni P., Mistri M., Pérez-Ruzafa A., Pranovi F., Reizopoulou S., Rilov G., Solidoro C., Tunberg B., Valiela I., Viaroli P. 2011. The Ecological Implications of Climate Change on the Lagoon of Venice. Report of the UNESCO Workshop, Venice (Italy). 26-27 May 2011, 37 pp.

Van den Belt, M., N. Videira, P. Antunes, R. Santos & S. Gamito. 2000. Mediated modeling in Ria Formosa, Portugal. Fundação do Mar e Fundação Luso-Americana para o Desenvolvimento, Lisboa. 79 p.

Van den Belt, M., N. Videira, P. Antunes, R. Santos & S. Gamito. 2000. Modelação participada na Ria Formosa, Portugal. Fundação do Mar e Fundação Luso-Americana para o Desenvolvimento, Lisboa. 80 p.
 
book chapters
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Videira, N., M. van den Belt, P. Antunes, R. Santos, S. Gamito. 2004. Decision support in coastal zone management in the Ria Formosa, Portugal. In: Mediated Modeling: A system dynamics approach to environmental consensus building, Van den Belt, (Ed.), Island Press, Wash, pp: 205-229.
 
proceedings of international meetings with referee
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Moura D., Gabriel S., Ramos-Pereira A., Neves M., Trindade J., Gamito S., Rui Santos, Ana Tavares M., Berecibar E., and Martins A. L. 2010. Downwearing rates on shore platforms and rocky coast evolution – bioerosion contribute. Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 12, EGU2010-5503, 2010, EGU General Assembly 2010, 2pp.

Videira, N, P. Antunes, R. Santos & S. Gamito. 2003. Participatory modelling in environmental decision-making: the Ria Formosa Natural Park case study. Journal of Environmental Assessment Policy and Management, 5: 421-447.

Gamito, S. 1997. Sustainable management of a coastal lagoonal system (Ria Formosa, Portugal): An ecological model for extensive aquaculture. International Journal of Salt Lake Research, 6: 145-173.

Gamito, S. 1997. Application of Canonical Correspondence Analysis to environmental and benthic macrofauna data of four sites of Ria Formosa (Portugal). Publicaciones especiales del Instituto Español de Oceanografia, 23:41-52.

Gamito, S., J.C. Wallace & D. Raffaelli.1997. An observation of prey selection by hatchery-reared juveniles of Sparus aurata in a salina water-reservoir of Ria Formosa (Portugal). Publicaciones especiales del Instituto Español de Oceanografia, 23:171-179.

Gamito, S. 1989. The Benthic Macrofauna of some water reservoirs of salt-pans from Ria Formosa (Portugal). Scientia Marina, 53 (2- 3): 639-644.
 
national journals, from portugal or from abroad, with peer review
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proceedings of portuguese national meetings
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Coelho, S., S. Gamito, A. Pérez-Ruzafa. 2006 Caracterização do estado trófico de duas lagoas costeiras do Algarve. In: Actas do 1º Seminário sobre Sistemas Lagunares Costeiros. ICN, Lisboa, 67-76.

Cruz, S., S. Gamito & J.C. Marques. 2003. Analise ambiental em três locais do sistema lagunar da Ria Formosa. INUAF – Studia. Instituto Dom Afonso III, 5: 75-103.

Pita, C., A. Mateescu, S. Gamito & A. Vadineanu. 2002. Socio-economics of the Danube river (Romania) fisheries sector. XIV th Annual Conference of the European Association of Fisheries Economists. University of Algarve, 25-27 de Março. 7 pp. Disponível na Internet: http://www.ualg.pt/feua/uk/Papers/P34.pdf

Gamito, S., A. Pires & C. Pita. 2000. Hábitos alimentares da ictiofauna de um reservatório de água da Ria Formosa. 3º Simpósio sobre a margem continental Ibérica Atlântica, Faro. pp: 285-286.

Gago, J., N. Monteiro, D. Boaventura, A. Múrias, J. Castro, T. Cruz, I. Pinto, N. Vieira, S. Gamito, M. Sprung, L. Vicente e P. Ré. 2000. Padrões, processos e variação em comunidades intertidais de substrato rochoso da costa Continental Portuguesa: Uma abordagem biogeográfica. 3º Simpósio sobre a margem continental Ibérica Atlântica, Faro. pp: 343-345.

Gamito, S. & K. Lock. 1997. Macrofauna de alguns reservatórios de água da Ria Formosa e relação com características ambientais. Seminário sobre a zona costeira do Algarve, Eurocoast Portugal, pp: 179-190.

Costa, M.H., S. Gamito & J.F. Oliveira. 1984. Povoamentos bênticos litorais do estuário do Sado - Dados preliminares. Actas do IV Simpósio Iberico de Estudos do Benthos Marinho, FCL - Lisboa: 89-107.
 
editorial and book reviews
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Marques, J.C., Gamito, S. & Ré, P. (Eds). 1999. Processes and Flows in Benthic Marine Ecosystems. Acta Oecologica, Special Issue (Elsevier), 20 (4).
 
technical reports
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oral presentations
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Gamito, S. 2011. “Ria Formosa lagoon and other southern Portugal lagoons. Some considerations and works going on”, Workshop “The Ecological Implications of Climate Change on the Lagoon of Venice”. UNESCO, Venice, Italy. 26-27 May 2011.

Gamito, S. 2008. “Lagoonal ecosystem health. Some considerations” Workshop: “Experiences and challenges on sustainbanle management of coastal lagoons”, Turkey, Sarigerme, 20-24 October 2008.

Gamito, S. 2007. “Water Framework Directive: Defining the Ecological Quality Status in Transitional and Coastal Waters” Workshop “Sustainable use and development of watersheds for Human security and peace”, Turkey, Istanbul, 22-26 October 2007.

Coelho, S., Gamito, S. & Pérez-Ruzafa, A. 2007. “Influência da qualidade da água nas comunidades fitoplantónicas de lagoas costeiras do Algarve” 1º Seminário sobre Conservção e Gestão de Zonas Húmidas e 3º Seminário de Sistemas Lagunares Costeiros, Peniche, 12-13 October 2007.

Hubert, F.N., Pellaud, M. & Gamito, S. 2005. “Environmental effects of marine fish pond culture in the Ria Formosa (Southern Portugal)”, International Conference on Coastal Conservation and Management in the Atlantic and Mediterranean, Tavira, 20 April.

Coelho, S., Gamito, S. & Pérez-Ruzafa,A. 2004. “Ornithological value of Foz de Almargem and Salgados Coastal lagoons (South Portugal) based on non-passerine bird communities”, Interdisciplinary Symposium on Wetlands, Castro Marim, 25-28 May.

Videira, N., Antunes, P., Santos, R., Gamito, S. Sebastião, I., Barros, J.C. 2002. “Modelação participada como suporte à gestão do Parque Natural da Ria Formosa”. Workshop sobre Planeamento e gestão de áreas protegidas – casos de estudo, Sintra, 19 June 2002.

Gamito, S. 1999. “Possible improvements of the WASP- Eutrophication sub-model”. Six workshop of NATO-CCMS pilot study: Ecosystem Modelling of Coastal Lagoons for Sustainable Management, Danube Delta, Romania, 12-16 July.

Van den Belt, M., Videira, N., Antunes, P., Santos, R. & Gamito, S. 1998. "A mediated modeling process for environmental decision-making in Ria Formosa, Portugal". Biannual Conference of the International Society for Ecological Economics, Chile 21-22 November.

Gamito, S. 1998. "The use of a simple ecological model as an auxiliary tool for coastal lagoon management". X Simpósio Ibérico de Estudos de Bentos Marinho, Praia do Carvoeiro, Algarve, 23-26 February.

Gamito, S. 1997. “Bacterial Growth and abundance in Coastal Lagoons”. Third workshop of NATO-CCMS pilot study: Ecosystem Modelling of Coastal Lagoons for Sustainable Management, Köycegiz, 20-24 October.

Gamito, S. 1997. “Growth models and their use in ecological modelling. An application to a fish population”. First European Ecological Modelling Conference, Pula, 16-19 September.

Gamito, S. 1996. "Boundary characteristics: transport of micro and macro organisms by rivers and by the sea". Second workshop of NATO-CCMS pilot study: Ecosystem modelling of Coastal lagoons for sustainable management. Annapolis, 27-30 October.

Gamito, S. 1996. "Eutrophication: fish growth models". Second workshop of NATO-CCMS pilot study: Ecosystem modelling of Coastal lagoons for sustainable management. Annapolis, 27-30 October.

Gamito, S. 1996. "Eutrophication: harvesting". Second workshop of NATO-CCMS pilot study: Ecosystem modelling of Coastal lagoons for sustainable management. Annapolis, 27-30 October.

Gamito, S. 1996. "Eutrophication: benthic-water column interactions". Second workshop of NATO-CCMS pilot study: Ecosystem modelling of Coastal lagoons for sustainable management. Annapolis, 27-30 October.

Gamito, S. 1995. "Sustainable management of a coastal lagoonal system (Ria Formosa, Portugal): Validation of an ecological model for extensive aquaculture". First workshop of NATO-CCMS pilot study: Ecosystem modelling of Coastal lagoons for sustainable management. Istambul, 21-23 November.

Gamito, S. 1989. Aproveitamento de salinas para aquacultura. Estudo ecológico das condições actuais. I - Factores fisico-quimicos e biológicos. IV Seminário de "Aquacultura em Portugal", Universidade do Algarve.

Gamito, S. 1989. Aproveitamento de salinas para aquacultura. Estudo ecológico das condições actuais. II - Breve caracterização dos povoamentos bentónicos." IV Seminário de "Aquacultura em Portugal", Universidade do Algarve

Gamito, S. 1988. Tejos de Salinas : Estudo Ecológico. Resultados Preliminares. 5º Congresso sobre o Algarve, Montechoro.

Gamito, S. 1986. Tejos de Salinas : Estudo Ecológico com vista a um melhor aproveitamento. 4º Congresso sobre o Algarve, Montechoro.

Costa, M.H., Gamito, S. & Oliveira, J.F. 1984. Povoamentos bênticos litorais do estuário do Sado - Dados preliminares. IV Simpósio Ibérico de Estudos do Benthos Marinho", Lisboa.

 
posters
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Gamito, S., Coelho, S., Rodrigues, A.M., Quintino, V. 2011. “Benthic macroinvertebrates from Southern Portugal coastal lagoons of different types and the effects of global changes”. 5th European coastal lagoons Symposium (EUROLAG), Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal, 25 a 30 de Julho.

Gamito, S., Ramos, M., Mateus, M., Rodrigues, A.M., Quintino, V., Teixeira, H., Patrício, J., Neto, J.M., Marques, J.C. 2011. “Benthic macroinvertebrate fauna of Ria de Alvor, Southern Portugal, revisited after more than 24 years”. 5th European coastal lagoons Symposium (EUROLAG), Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal, 25 a 30 de Julho.

Gamito, S., Furtado, R., Teixeira, H., Patrício, J., Neto, J.M. & Marques, J.C. 2010. "The ecological quality status of the Ria Formosa lagoon western side based on the Benthic Assessment Tool (BAT) methodology and on physico-chemical water information." Estuarine & Coastal Sciences Association Symposium (ECSA 47), Figueira da Foz, Portugal, 14-18 September 2010

Gamito, S., Patricio, J., Neto, J.M., Teixeira, H. & Marques, J.C. 2010. "Applicability of the feeding diversity index to evaluate the ecological quality status of the Mondego estuary based on benthic invertebrates." Estuarine & Coastal Sciences Association Symposium (ECSA 47), Figueira da Foz, Portugal, 14-18 September 2010

Veríssimo, H., Gamito, S., Patricio, J., Neto, J.M. & Marques, J.C. 2010. "Effects of extreme events on the subtidal macroinvertebrates of the Mondego estuary (Portugal)." Estuarine & Coastal Sciences Association Symposium (ECSA 47), Figueira da Foz, Portugal, 14-18 September 2010.

Branco, M.A.C, Arruda, M.A. & Gamito, S. 2008. "Feeding habits of Solea senegalensis in earthen ponds." 7th International Symposium on Flatfish Ecology, Sesimbra, Portugal, 2-7 November.

Coelho, S., Condinho, S., Gamito, S. & Pérez-Ruzafa, A. 2005. "Water quality and phytoplankton community in Foz de Almargem Coastal Lagoon, Algarve (South Portugal)." Plankton Symposium, Figueira da Foz, 17-20 March.

Coelho, S., Gamito, S. & Pérez-Ruzafa, A. 2004. "Trophic state of two coastal lagoons in Algarve, South Portugal." 7th INTECOL International Conference on Wetlands, Utrech, Holanda, 25-31 July,

Gamito, S. 2003. "Benthic ecology of semi-natural costal lagoons in the Ria Formosa (Southern Portugal)." 38th European Marine Biology Symposium, Aveiro.

Hubert, F., Gamito, S. & Pellaud, M. 2003. "Environmental effects of marine fish pond culture in the Ria Formosa (Southern Portugal)." 38th European Marine Biology Symposium, Aveiro.

Coelho, S., Pescaru,M., Burla,R., Gamito, S. & Pérez-Ruzafa, A. 2003. "Water quality and zooplankton communities from two coastal lagoons in South Portugal, Lagoa dos Salgados e Foz de Almargem." 38th European Marine Biology Symposium, Aveiro.

Pita, C., Mateescu, A., Gamito, S. & Vadineanu, A. 2002. "Socio-economics of the Danube river (Romania) fisheries sector." XIVth Annual Conference of the European Association of Fisheries Economists. University of Algarve, 25-27 March.

Gamito, S., Pires, A. & Pita, C. 2000. "Hábitos alimentares da ictiofauna de um reservatório de água da Ria Formosa." 3º Simpósio sobre a margem continental Ibérica Atlântica, Faro, 25-27 September.

Gago, J., Monteiro, M., Boaventura, D., Múrias, A., Castro, J., Cruz, T., Pinto, I., Vieira, N., Gamito, S., Sprung, M., Vicente, L. & Ré, P. 2000. "Padrões, processos e variação em comunidades intertidais de substrato rochoso da costa Continental Portuguesa: Uma abordagem biogeográfica." 3º Simpósio sobre a margem continental Ibérica Atlântica, Faro, 25-27 September.

Gamito, S., Pires, A & Pita, C. 2000. "Relações tróficas num reservatório de água da Ria Formosa." XI Simpósio Ibérico de Estudos de Bentos Marinho, Málaga. Espanha, 22-25 February.

Pita, C., Gamito, S. & Erzini, K. 2000. "Feeding habits of the gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata) and of the common seabream (Diplodus sargus) from a water reservoir in the Ria Formosa (Southern Portugal)." XI Simpósio Ibérico de Estudos de Bentos Marinho, Málaga. Espanha, 22-25 February.

Mouraz, R., Bolton, M. & Gamito, S. 1999. "Taxa de sucesso reprodutivo do Borrelho-de-coleira-interrompida, Charadrius alexandrinus, na Ria de Alvor." II Congresso de Ornitologia da SPEA. Universidade do Algarve, 30 October-1 November.

Gamito, S., Lock, K. & Pires, A. 1998. "Produção da macrofauna bentónica de reservatórios de água de salinas e de uma piscicultura da Ria Formosa (Portugal)." 1º Simpósio Interdisciplinar sobre Processos Estuarinos. Universidade do Algarve, 15-17 June.

Fernandes, S., Gamito, S. & Erzini, K. 1998. "Relações tróficas das espécies mais abundantes da epifauna de um reservatório de água de uma piscicultura da Ria Formosa." X Simpósio Ibérico de Estudos de Bentos Marinho, Praia do Carvoeiro, Algarve, 23-26 February.

Fernandes, S., Gamito, S. & Erzini, K. 1998. "Epifauna de um reservatório de água de uma piscicultura da Ria Formosa. Resultados preliminares." X Simpósio Ibérico de Estudos de Bentos Marinho, Praia do Carvoeiro, Algarve, 23-26 February.

Gamito, S. e K. Lock. 1997. "Macrofauna de alguns reservatórios de água da Ria Formosa e relação com as variáveis ambientais." Seminário sobre a zona costeira do Algarve, Eurocoast Portugal, Faro.

Gamito, S. 1996. "Application of Canonical Correspondence Analysis to environmental and benthic macrofauna data of four sites of Ria Formosa (Portugal)." IX Simpósio Ibérico de Estudios del Bentos Marino, Univ. de Alcalá, Espanha.

Gamito, S., J.C. Wallace e D. Raffaelli. 1996. "An observation of prey selection by hatchery-reared juveniles of Sparus aurata in a salina water-reservoir of Ria Formosa (Portugal)." IX Simpósio Ibérico de Estudios del Bentos Marino, Univ. de Alcalá, Espanha.

Gamito, S., J.C. Wallace e D. Raffaelli. 1992. "Selectividade alimentar de Sparus aurata num tejo de salina da Ria Formosa." 1º Encontro sobre a Ria Formosa, organizado pela Universidade do Algarve, Quinta de Marim, Olhão

Gamito, S. 1987. "The Benthic Macrofauna of some water reservoirs of salt-pans from Ria Formosa (Portugal)." 22 nd European Marine Biology Symposium, Barcelona.
 
8. supervising theses
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PhD Thesis concluded:

2014 - Susana Isabel Eusébio Coelho, University of the Algarve, 14 January 2014. Thesis: "Environmental conditions and biotic conditions in Foz de Almargem and Salgados coastal lagoons, Algarve (South Portugal)”, 246 pp. Co-supervision with Angel Pérez-Ruzafa, University of Múrcia, Spain.

2004 – Natália Domingues Dias, University of Algarve, 31 May 2004. Thesis: "Ecology of the invertebrate macrofauna of a Ria Formosa lagoon salt marsh”, 163 pp. Co-Supervision with Martin Sprung, University of Algarve.

2004 – Sandra Cruz Bolas, University of Algarve, Algarve, 23 Abril 2004. Thesis: "Ecologia dos crustáceos peracarídeos bentónicos da zona entre-marés da Ria Fomosa", 249 pp. Co-Supervision with João Carlos Marques, University of Coimbra.

Research Thesis concluded:

2004 - Maria Ana Castelo Branco, INIAP-IPIMAR, Lisboa, 27 April 2004. Thesis: "Estudo da produção de linguado (Solea senegalensis Kaup, 1858) em tanques de terra”, 179 pp.
Co-Supervision with Olga Cruz, INIAP-IPIMAR.

Master thesis concluded:

2010 - Cláudia Sofia Pires Soares, Mestrado em Biologia Marinha, Universidade do Algarve, 5 de Novembro 2009. Thesis: "Bioturbation Effects on Erosion Processes of Sediments from the Tagus Estuary” Co-Supervision with Paula Sobral, New University of Lisbon, 62 pp.

2009 - Bárbara Alexandra Albino Sousa, Mestrado em Biologia Marinha, Universidade do Algarve, 30 de Março 2009. Thesis: "Padrões de distribuição espacial e temporal de Delphinus delphis e Stenella frontalis em São Miguel, Açores ” Co-Supervision with José Azevedo, University of the Azores, 34 pp.

2008 – Ramila Furtado, Erasmus Mundus European joint Master in Water and Coastal Management, University of Algarve, 30 June 2008. Thesis: "To test several bio-assessment methodologies to assess the ecological quality status (EQS) of Ria Formosa, using macrobenthos”, pp. 65 Co-Supervision with João Neto, IMAR-CIC.

2008 – Homero Cabral Gonçalves, Mestrado em Biologia e Geologia, especialização em Educação, University of Algarve, 12 March 2008. Thesis: "Contributo da realiazação de saídas de campo na lagoa dos Salgados para a identificação de indicadores de sustentabilidade”, pp. 124. Co-Supervision with Teresa Oliveira, University of Lisbon.

2007 – Catarina Simão Bento, Mestrado em Biologia e Geologia, especialização em Educação, University of Algarve, 16 July 2007. Thesis: "Era uma vez…no ensino da Biologia e da Geologia”, 118 pp. Supervision.

2007 – Margarida Manuela Melão Agostinho, Mestrado em Biologia e Geologia, especialização em Educação, University of Algarve, 16 July 2007. Thesis: "Um aquário na sala de aula”, 121 pp. Supervision.

2007 – Vera Maças da Silva Rolo, Mestrado em Biologia e Geologia, especialização em Educação, University of Algarve, 11 July 2007. Thesis: Intervenção no Sapal Oeste da Vila de Alvor: Um exemplo de recuperação?", 100 pp + anexos. Co-Supervision with Filomena Fonseca, University of Algarve.

2002 – Maria de Jesus Dias Vicente, Mestrado em Ecologia, University of Coimbra, 29 Jannuary 2002. Thesis: “Aplicação da CUFES (Continuous Underway Fish Egg Sampler) na avaliação de ovos e larvas de sardinha Sardina pilchardus (Walbaum, 1792) e outros pelágicos”, 64 pp. Co-Supervision with João Carlos Marques, University of Coimbra.
 
9. language skills
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language reading writing conversation
portuguese first language first language first language
english very good very good good
french very good regular regular
spanish very good basic basic
 
10. other information [e.g. patents]
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